30.09. - 09.10.2021

Four Women India 2007 | 105 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
Four women, four stories: a prostitute tries to lead a normal life with her lover; a farmwoman is married off by her family but cast out by her husband; a housewife reminisces about her youth with a old schoolmate; an old spinster looks after her mother – and must take life into her own hands when her mother dies. All four stories are set in the male-dominated society of rural India between 1940 and 1960. The Indian press praised “Four Women” as being a “tribute to women and their strength.”
Original title: Naalu Pennungal
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Malayalam
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Screenplay: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Cast: Nandita Das, Kavya Madhavan, Padmapriya, Geetu Mohandas, Manju Pillai, Lalita
Producer: Adoor Gopalakrishnan; Benzy Martin
Director of Photography: M. J. Radhakrishnan
Music: Isaac Thomas
Production Design: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Editor: Ajithkumar
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Adoor Gopalakrishnan Productions, Darsanam, 695017 Kerala Trivandrum, India, Tel: +91 47 12 44 65 67, email: adoorg(at),

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